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RE: Proposal: text-vertical-position property

From: David Perrell <davidp@hpaa.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 01:29:20 -0800
To: <www-style@w3.org>

Ambrose Li wrote:
| Returning to the proposal, though, what would the bbox option
| be intended to do? At least for some fonts, the font bbox would
| not have any meaningful use due to a few odd glyphs with a
| very large bbox, say; I would say that, in general, the font
| bbox is meaningless for the purpose of vertical alignment.

And yet, bbox appears to be the current default for FF and Opera in Windows.
The silliness of that is what prompted the proposal.

David Perrell
Received on Thursday, 24 January 2008 09:29:54 UTC

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